Fiddler's Jam set for Sept. 19 FIDDLETOWN - Before the days of TV, cell phones and computers, townsfolk used to sit around the grocery store and play their fiddlers on idle afternoons. On Saturday, Sept. 19, fiddlers from near and far will once again gather for Fiddletown's 17th Annual Fiddlers' Jam and Contest. The main street in Fiddletown will be closed and the entire town will become a stage to some of the best ...
Big League Dreams continues to enjoy double digit growth in both revenues and attendance. Revenue is up 22.1 percent in April, May and June compared to the first three months of the year. At the midway point for the calendar year revenue has hit $1,042,984. That means $166,863 of that amount goes to the city under the terms of the contract the BLD organization has with Manteca to run and maintain the sports complex. It ...
The Manteca Fire Department sent out a strike team Thursday to help battle a fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains – the Lockheed Incident near the town of Bonny Doon.
It almost seemed like destiny that retired City Planner Ben Cantu was one of the municipal staffers that worked on the project that preserved the old Tidewater Railroad and converted it into a bike path.
The Golden State Karate Association conducts their One Day Extravaganza Saturday at the Stockton Civic Auditorium starting at 10 a.m.
Mark the month of February 2010 on your calendar. That is when the first stores in the Lifestyle Outlets at Manteca are scheduled to open in The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley. It is also the target date for Red Robin to start serving customers at a restaurant now under construction at the same complex on Union Road at the Highway 120 Bypass. The first set of construction plans are now being reviewed for what ...
Manteca's Cheyenne Milligan will fulfill one more musical goal as she takes center field at Candlestick Park to sing the National Anthem tonight for her dad's favorite team - the San Francisco 49ers - as they take on the Denver Broncos tonight in the pre-season opener of the 2009 football season.
Cub Scouts Pack 423 is hosting a car wash on Sunday, Aug. 23. The fundraiser will be held at Golden West School, 1031 N. Main St., from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the local scouts and their upcoming endeavors. Donations will be accepted. For more information, call 740-3435.
The South San Joaquin County Irrigation District will create 68 jobs when it enters the retail electric business.
LATHROP – Carol Ridolphi hopes to become a first-time home buyer. Retired after working 34 years at California Cedar Products Company in Stockton, she recently attended an eight-hour class that's part of a home-buyer program with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The program is similar to that of Clear Point, a local non-profit housing counseling agency. According to Judy Thompson, Clear Point not only educates a buyer on what to expect once ...
RIPON - Carolyn Hendrix wants to save the lives of young mothers – if they will only listen and take one of her brochures.
An early morning ammonia leak Wednesday at the Swiss American Sausage Co. in Lathrop caused the evacuation of some 65 employees.
The Manteca idol 2009 got underway Wednesday at a new venue at Chez Shari's at the Manteca Municipal Golf Course. For information on the weekly Manteca Idol competitions that take place Wednesdays call the Manteca Boys & Girls Club at 239-KIDS.
Jack and Barbara Snyder are picking up the tab for breakfast this Saturday at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane, at 9 a.m.
Manteca's murals are designed to give visitors, newcomers and longtime residents alike an insight into the community's culture, history, and economy.
LATHROP –Lathrop's economic recovery isn't hinging solely on new home construction.
Manteca is moving to comply with a state mandate requiring cities to restrict development within the 200-year floodplain of the Central Valley.
One Voice is a delegation of policymakers, governmental officials and business leaders from San Joaquin County.
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Manteca may be adding up to nine more youth soccer fields and two baseball fields to the west of the Big League Dreams sports complex as part of the first phase development of the family entertainment zone also known as the FEZ.
'The Ripon community "looks a lot like Christmas" with its two large lighted trees and its many homes around town displaying a definite Yuletide spirit.
James Baugh was born into the Sequoia Heights Baptist Church's Living Nativity.
LATHROP – A phoenix is rising from the ashes of a failed residential development that was a prolonged headache for the City of Lathrop and a missed opportunity for some landowners that thought the massive tract was imminent.
The California Alliance for Retired American is a non-profit organization that works toward the advancement and achievement of just and equitable living conditions for seniors within the state.
The series of storm systems that passed through the Yosemite area over the last several weeks have resulted in heavy snow accumulation throughout the park.
About five years ago, high schools in Manteca Unified School District had up to seven counselors on campus. Today, there are only two attending to the counseling needs of hundreds of students at every school site, the result of severe budget cuts stemming from the effects of the Great Recession and a crumbling national economy.
A lady with a bubbly Christmas spirit Teresa Stevens has truly made a difference at Prestige retirement home on East Louise Avenue as well as at her daughter's fourth grade class at the Great Valley Academy Charter School on Button Avenue.
Traffic accidents kill more police officers in the line of duty than anything else.
William "Bud" Cunningham helped bring the Oakland Coliseum to fruition 47 years ago when he served as the first stadium general manager.
Jesus didn't have to worry about a cold spell.